The Past and Present of the Xinjiang Separatist Movement

Xinjiang, located at the North-west of China, routes of the ancient silk roads, is a deep inland of vastness and mysteriousness composed of two distinct regions, geographically, historically and ethnically. They are respectively Dzungaria north of the Tianshan Mountains, and the Tarim Basin south of the Tianshan Mountains, currently mainly inhabited by the Uyghurs. The two distinct regions were renamed Xinjiang in 1884, meaning “new frontier,” when both regions were reconquered by the Chinese Qing dynasty after the Dungan revolt (1862–1877). A natural beauty and cultural richness, Xinjiang is a fascinating place of attraction. But in the eyes of some…


Governments and International Organizations Together to Address Economic Challenges and Sustainability Related to COVID-19

  Governments and international organizations come together to address economic challenges and sustainability High-level event on financing solutions related to COVID-19 NEW YORK, 28 May (UN Information Service) — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau and the Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness, will convene world leaders and international organizations today in a joint initiative to sharpen and accelerate our global response to the significant economic and human impacts of COVID-19, and advance concrete solutions to the development emergency. This pandemic requires a large-scale, coordinated, comprehensive multilateral response to support countries in need, enabling…


Will Europe Face Food-Shortages?

In the shadow of the COVID-19 lockdown, food issues have become a major concern of the international community. As of 19. April this year, more than a dozen countries in the world have imposed export restrictions on agricultural products, including Vietnam, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine and Turkey. The produces restricted or suspended include wheat, rice, eggs, potatoes, onions and buckwheat, etc.. Meanwhile, due to insufficient manpower and problems in the supply chain caused by the epidemic, agricultural products in many countries have been hampered in harvest or cannot be shipped out in a timely manner. Will the human world face…


The Awakening of Viennese Spring in the Eyes of YU Feng

The COVID-19 lockdown since mid-March has brought the artists in Vienna to a standstill. The galleries are closed. The exhibitions are cancelled. The get-together are postponed… While the existential question is being pushed more and more to the front desk, the artists rarely allow themselves to be let down by it. They are free in their own creative world. So is the Chinese painter Yu Feng who has spent the last 30 years in Vienna, considering this rich cultural capital as his true second home. The lockdown brought him to the more serious pondering of the relationship between human beings and…


The Language of Mud Sculpture by ZHANG Zhenfu

Mud sculpture, a unique art form in China, has found a new language with its subjects at the time of the rampant COVID-19. A well-known and multiple prize-winner sculptor from Henan Province, Mr. ZHANG Zhenfu, carved a series of figures among whom the “whistleblower” LI Wenliang, the doctor in Wuhan who died of the new coronavirus. While the pandemic is gradually coming under control, those key medical experts in China who have been working hard on finding out more truth bout COVID-19 have entered the sculpturor’s heart. One of them is Mr. ZHONG Nanshan. During the course of lockdown, thousands…


Effective TCM Medicine against COVID-19

In the campaign against COVID-19, the traditional Chinese medicine has up to now contributed a lot to successfully put some cases under control. According to a report by the newspaper China Daily, the following recipes are proved to be effective to a certain extent.   Jinhua Qinggan Granule(金花清感颗粒) Jinhua Qinggan Granule was developed during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. It consists of 12 herbal components including honeysuckle, mint and licorice, and can clear heat and detoxify lungs. It has a curative effect in treating mild and moderate patients and can also improve the recovery rate of lymphocyte and white blood…


“The Oriental Home of Jews” — Ouhai, Wenzhou, China, is now open up for talents at home and overseas! Policy preemptive read! | Global Streaming on this April 12!

At 8:30pm, Beijing Time, April 12 (7:30am, US EST, April 12), Ouhai District, Wenzhou, China, is about to open up for talents from all over the world, handing in with 7 universities, 23 institutes, and all enterprises here. The District welcomes talents of high levels from overseas to select Ouhai and settle down in Ouhai! In China, Ouhai District is hailed as a Top 100 District in Comprehensive Strength, a Top 100 Green Development District, a Top 100 Science and Technology Innovative District, a Top 100 Quality District in Novel Urbanization, the Home of locksets in China, and also the…


UN Secretary-General Statement on Gender-Based Violence and COVID19

  The UN Secretary-General  António Guterres Statement on Gender-Based Violence and COVID19 New York, 5 April 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic is causing untold human suffering and economic devastation around the world. I recently called for an immediate global ceasefire to focus on our shared struggle to overcome the pandemic. I appealed for an end to violence everywhere, now. But violence is not confined to the battlefield. For many women and girls, the threat looms largest where they should be safest. In their own homes. And so I make a new appeal today for peace at home — and in homes…


Information about Short-time Work Module

Following the government measures against the vast spread of COVID-19, thousands of companies in Austria closed down on Monday, the 16th of March, 2020. Within days, more than 130,000 unemployment is reported to AMS (the Office of Labor). What would be the salary by switching to short-time working module during the COVID-19? Are there alternatives? Can I go to AMS (the Office of Labor) during the “General Quarantine” period? Facing countless such questions, the Austrian newspaper “Kronen” gave the answers based on the information offered by the Austrian Workers’ Union Arbeitskammer, the Austrian Chamber of Commerce Wirtschaftskammer and the Office…


Supporting Polices for SMEs by the Austrian Government in Chinese Language

Facing rampant COVID-19, the Austrian government has taken decisive measures and provided supporting policies for the SMEs. CKL Accounting GmbH is helping the Chinese community in Austria out, interpreting the policies and giving practical guidelines in Chinese language in this difficult time. As the support policies of the government are still being optimized and revised, it is not yet clear how specific applications are applied or whether they conflict with each other. Coming updates will be available as soon as possible.   欧洲新冠病毒肆虐,奥地利政府采取果断措施,同时提供配套政策支持中小企业。陈科霖会计师事务所会持续进行政策解读并给出实际操作指南,力助大家共度难关! 由于各级政府部门的扶持政策还在不断优化和细化中,某些优惠如何具体申请或优惠之间是否相互冲突还没有定论,“奥国那些事儿”会第一时间更新,请大家持续关注。    问题一:本次疫情期间,由于官方要求的限制营业或关闭,企业能否有政策赔偿? 答:不行。在之前的《1950流行病法》中,官方要求的限制营业或关闭造成的营业损失以及给员工照常发的工资,都是可以申请政策赔偿的。但2020年3月16日最新颁布的《新冠病毒2019流行病法》中已经没有赔偿的可能性。   问题二:本次疫情期间,利润变少甚至亏损,企业能申请哪些政策优惠?   政策优惠 申请方式 适用性 2.1 减少企业预缴的所得税(Einkommensteuer或Körperschaftsteuer) · https://www.bmf.gv.at/public/informationen/coronavirus-hilfe.html 下载申请表 · 申请表填写签字后发至以下邮箱 corona@bmf.gv.at 或直接在Finanzonline上申请 所有受影响行业 2.2…